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from London to Rotterdam

You can get from London to Rotterdam by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from London to Rotterdam on Oct 23 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:30PMLondon10h45 10:15AMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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$1201One-way
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10:30PMLondon10h45 10:15AMRotterdam, Conradstraat
1 changes
$1201One-way

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Fri
Oct 22
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$222BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
Oct 23
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$121Flixbus
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Sun
Oct 24
$305Eurostar
$91BlaBlaCar Bus
$497BA Cityflyer
Mon
Oct 25
$221Eurostar
$72Flixbus
$374BA Cityflyer
Tue
Oct 26
$135Eurostar
$79BlaBlaCar Bus
$316BA Cityflyer
Wed
Oct 27
$135Eurostar
$134BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
Oct 28
$166Eurostar
$185BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
Oct 29
$152Eurostar
$87Flixbus
$117BA Cityflyer
Sat
Oct 30
$249Eurostar
$73Flixbus
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Sun
Oct 31
$185Eurostar
$55Flixbus
$220BA Cityflyer
Tue
Nov 2
$96Eurostar
$94BlaBlaCar Bus
$144BA Cityflyer
Wed
Nov 3
$96Eurostar
$63BlaBlaCar Bus
$149BA Cityflyer
Thu
Nov 4
$154Eurostar
$104BlaBlaCar Bus
$144BA Cityflyer
Fri
Nov 5
$176Eurostar
$55Flixbus
$121BA Cityflyer
Sat
Nov 6
$106Eurostar
$134BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
Nov 7
$154Eurostar
$55Flixbus
$181BA Cityflyer
Mon
Nov 8
$121Eurostar
$25Flixbus
$132BA Cityflyer
Tue
Nov 9
$80Eurostar
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$139BA Cityflyer
Wed
Nov 10
$96Eurostar
$166BlaBlaCar Bus
$139BA Cityflyer
Thu
Nov 11
$104Eurostar
$79BlaBlaCar Bus
$139BA Cityflyer

Travel Information to Rotterdam from London

distanceDistance198 miles (320 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$55 - $157
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $55 (€45) • 10 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $78 (€64) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBA Cityflyer, Flixbus or Eurostar

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 198 miles (320 km) from London to Rotterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $55 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BA Cityflyer, Flixbus or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from London to Rotterdam.

How to get from London to Rotterdam

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from London to Rotterdam, 72,07% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from London to Rotterdam and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from London, United Kingdom to Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Rotterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Rotterdam from London restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Rotterdam, Netherlands from London?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 10/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between London and Rotterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to London, United Kingdom from Rotterdam, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to London from Rotterdam?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 10/21/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to London from Rotterdam here.

How do I travel from London to Rotterdam?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from London to Rotterdam. You can take a flight, bus or train.

How do I get from London to Rotterdam the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Rotterdam from London is by taking a bus, which costs on average $55 (€45).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rotterdam:

Taking a bus is about $23 (€19) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $78 (€64) for this route.

Taking a bus is usually $101 (€83) less than taking a train to Rotterdam, which costs on average $157 (€128) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from London to Rotterdam?

The quickest way to travel to Rotterdam from London is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Rotterdam by bus can take on average 10 h 30 min.

In comparison, getting to Rotterdam by train can take on average 3 h 28 min.

What is the distance between London and Rotterdam?

The London to Rotterdam distance is around 198 miles (320 km).

How many services a day are there to Rotterdam from London?

The average frequency per day from London to Rotterdam is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between London and Rotterdam as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from London to Rotterdam?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from London to Rotterdam:

  • Flights most often depart from London at London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Rotterdam at Rotterdam The Hague Airport.
  • Buses mostly depart from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).
  • Trains mostly depart from London Victoria and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.
Which travel operators can get me to Rotterdam from London?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Rotterdam:

  • You can travel from London to Rotterdam by flight with BA Cityflyer. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $78 (€64) with BA Cityflyer from London to Rotterdam.
  • You can take a bus from London to Rotterdam with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $55 (€45) with Flixbus from London to Rotterdam.
  • You can go to Rotterdam from London by train with Eurostar. You'll see cheap train tickets for $157 (€128) with Eurostar from London to Rotterdam on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from London to Rotterdam?

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Rotterdam with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct train a day to Rotterdam with Eurostar.

Direct services to Rotterdam tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from London to Rotterdam?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Rotterdam often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Rotterdam itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Rotterdam and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from London to Rotterdam online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from London to Rotterdam, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $78 (€64) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $55 (€45) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $157 (€128) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Rotterdam online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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